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Pizza delivery robbery fails

Monday, April 16, 2012 8:25 AM
Last updated Tuesday, April 17, 2012 2:12 AM
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A robber walked away empty handed Sunday when he pointed a gun at two Pizza Hut employees delivering food.

The incident happened at 3:40 p.m. when a man named “Max” phoned in a delivery to 920 Boyd Lane. The manager said the order sounded “strange” so he sent two people to make the delivery.

When the two employees arrived with the food, a black male about 5-foot-6, 140 pounds, walked out on the porch of the house and pointed a semi-automatic handgun at them and demanded money and pizza, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report.

The two employees didn’t have any money on them and returned to their car as the robber fled with the food.

Deputies said they recovered a black bag with two pizzas, a dessert and wings, but they couldn’t find the robber, described as wearing a dirty white tank top, black jeans shorts with yellow designs on the back, about 19 to 25 years old.

The employees were not injured. The reporting deputy said a Domino’s delivery woman was robbed in the same area by a similar suspect on Friday.

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rmajor
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rmajor 04/16/12 - 08:37 am
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Sorry...I wouldn't be going

Sorry...I wouldn't be going to this area. This would be the day I quit.

David Hopper
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David Hopper 04/16/12 - 11:03 am
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You know what is perhaps

You know what is perhaps worse? This ARMED robbery technique is quite common. Sure, the pizza chain sent two people, but it is still their policy to not let their employees defend themselves. Instead of not going or calling the cops to report a possible robbery ambush, the restaurant sent two people into an unknown and admittedly suspicious situation. We very well could have been reading about a double homicide this morning. What we should have been reading is a repeat offender off the streets, in jail.

kosamax
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kosamax 04/16/12 - 03:35 pm
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I like how the manager sent 2

I like how the manager sent 2 employees rather than he/she go!!

smokeysbandit
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smokeysbandit 04/16/12 - 08:11 pm
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Now this would be a great

Now this would be a great undercover exercise for RCSD. Imagine one of these pizza companies getting a "strange" sounding order and a couple undercover deputies show up instead. To paraphrase Bill O'Reilly.."What say you,RCSD?"

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 04/17/12 - 12:57 am
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Smokey, you are on to

Smokey, you are on to something there. I've said for years the local po-po should put more undercover on the streets. When the screwballs don't know if the next guy they are eyeballing is a cop or not, they will leave strangers alone. Not my original idea btw, it was used successfully in Boston some years back when street crime began to concern the hoity toity parents of college kids in the hoity toity universities.

Augusta resident
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Augusta resident 04/17/12 - 03:56 am
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Someone complained about the

Someone complained about the description of the last pizza robber calling the suspect black, now no race is given. So if you ask me, there is no description. Sad

garner49
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garner49 04/17/12 - 09:43 am
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They have the right to refuse

They have the right to refuse any delivery and should exercise that right.

toldyaso
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toldyaso 04/17/12 - 12:05 pm
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I would not work for a

I would not work for a company that as part of the employment agreement, required that I not defend myself. No company has that authority. And if that were the case, I'd rather ask for forgiveness than permission. Self defense is a personal decision and not a corporate decision. Point a gun at me and I wiil shoot you.

smokeysbandit
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smokeysbandit 04/17/12 - 01:34 pm
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Amen! toldyaso

Amen! toldyaso

fftaz71
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fftaz71 04/17/12 - 09:26 pm
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Most places will say to just

Most places will say to just comply vs try to protect what you have because they realize that if one just turns things over vs fighting, its far less costly to lose a few dollars than lose a human life. Burger King also has a compliance policy...Im sorry but no pizza, hamburger or gas is worth my life. If you want it, have at it.

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